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Athletes across the Bootheel are set to return to their respective courts and fields on Monday, the first official day for Fall practices in Missouri. Kennett will be busy prepping to repeat strong runs in football, tennis...
Three Rivers athletes earn all-academic honors
Six athletes from Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff were selected to the All-Academic Players list for the 2014-15 school year. Athletes selected are Danielle Farmer, Michael Glover, Brittany Hager, Osvaldo Ovalle, Savannah Roach and Kelen Smith...
Senath-Hornersville baseball bulks up ahead of fall season
SENATH - Nestled inside Senath-Hornersville High School, just past two sets of double doors beyond the gymnasium, is room that was once home to the school's music program. As that program dissolved, it was inherited by the athletic program which refurbished it as a weight room.
MSHSAA rolls back summer contact days to 20
All 11 proposals to the Missouri State High School Athletics Association Constitution and By-laws were passed in May at the annual MSHSAA election. Communications director Jason West spoke in detail about this year's revisions and several new changes to championship venues in a phone interview Monday...
Local athletes shine with Hoopsters Basketball Academy
The Hoopsters Basketball Academy competed in its third NCAA certified event of the summer July 22-25 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Hoopsters, which are composed of girls basketball players from southeast Missouri, northeast Arkansas and western Tennessee, finished 3-1 and placed sixth at the event referred to as the Music City Madness...
Dead week: The calm before fall practices begin
As far as athletics are concerned, school campuses around the Bootheel are eerily quiet. Following a very busy summer at several schools, some are taking a much needed break during a dead week as mandated by the Missouri State High School Activities Association.
Squirrels season comes to a close at Midwest Regional Tournament
A third straight trip to the World Series wasn't in the cards for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels. After going undefeated in pool play Charleston fell 4-2 to Hopkins, Minn., in Monday's semifinals.
Fighting Squirrels suffer season-ending 4-2 loss to Hopkins, Minnesota
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels put up a late fight but came up short in its quest to advance to the Senior Babe Ruth World Series for a third straight season Monday afternoon. Hopkins, Minnesota, rallied from a 2-1 deficit with three runs in the top of the fifth inning and hung on for 4-2 win against the Fighting Squirrels in a semifinal of the Midwest Plains Regional at Battershell Field in Lyons, Kansas...
Liberal routs Capahas 23-2 in NBC World Series
The Kansas squad scored 13 runs in one inning in sending the Caps into an elimination game.
Squirrels end pool play at Midwest Plains Regional with 3-0 record
Charleston rolled to a 7-1 win over Buckley, Col., that secures a top spot in the bracket coming out of the American pool and a 10 a.m. date with Hopkins, Minn., in Monday's semifinals.
Fighting Squirrels book spot in regional semifinals, beat Colorado 7-1
The Charleston Fighting Squirrels booked its spot in a semifinal of the Midwest Plains Regional with a 7-1 win against Border, Colorado, Sunday afternoon in Lyons, Kansas. Brady Bibbs collected a complete-game victory for the Fighting Squirrels at Battershell Field. Bibbs, who is entering his senior season at Senath-Hornersville, allowed one run, 13 hits, struck out four and did not walk a hitter in seven innings of work...
Fighting Squirrels outlast Riverton 3-2 in 10 innings at Midwest Plains Regional
The thirteenth time proved to be the right time for the Charleston Fighting Squirrels with runners in scoring position against Riverton, Kansas, Saturday evening at the Midwest Plains Regional in Lyons, Kansas...
Fighting Squirrels beat North Dakota 10-4 in opener at Midwest Plains Regional
LYONS, Kan. - The Charleston Fighting Squirrels jumped out to an 8-0 lead after two innings of play and led by at least six the rest of the way as it secured a 10-4 win against the Bismarck, North Dakota, Senators Friday afternoon at the Midwest Plains Regional in Lyons, Kansas...
Offense explodes for Squirrels in pool play opener at regional
The Charleston Squirrels scored eight runs the first two innings and picked up a pitching gem from Cameron Clark during its first game of pool play at the Midwest Plains Regional in Lyons, Kan.
Cooter grad Tyler McLevain signs to play college baseball at Three Rivers College
Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff has been Tyler McLevain's top college choice since youth. "I went up there for a basketball camp one time when I was growing up and have always wanted to go there and play since," McLevain said. The 2015 Cooter graduate will have the opportunity to play college baseball at Three Rivers next season...
Kelly football parents, coaches and administration open lines of communication after coach's resignation
The newly-formed Kelly football booster club has met with school administrators and new coach Lance Powers to discuss how to move the program forward in the future.
Dexter football schedule set
The 2015 Dexter Bearcats varsity football schedule is set. Dexter is slated to compete in a jamboree Aug. 14 at East Prairie. The Bearcats open its season Aug. 21 when they host Ste. Genevieve. Dexter is at Poplar Bluff Aug. 28, at Charleston Sept. 4, hosts Sikeston Sept. 11, hosts Caruthersville Sept. 18, visits Kennett Sept. 25, hosts New Madrid County Central Oct. 2, travels to Park Hills Central Oct. 9 and hosts Malden Oct. 16...
Midwest Plains Regional begins Friday in Kansas
The schedule is set for the highly anticipated Senior Babe Ruth Midwest Plains Regional Tournament. The event is slated to take place July 24-27 at Battershell Field in Lyons, Kansas. Eight teams are slated to compete at the tournament. Colorado, Kansas, Missouri No. 2 (Charleston Fighting Squirrels) and North Dakota are competing in the American League Pool...
Charleston Squirrels set to appear in ninth-straight regional
The defending regional champs will open the Midwest Plains Regional against the host team Lyons, Kan., on Friday during pool play.